Tag: easing

Fancy a pint? For social easing it may be too soon to celebrate

Image copyright Getty Images It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for. The government is expected to announce measures that will allow pubs, restaurants, cinemas, galleries and theatres to re-open under relaxed but still constraining rules on the 4th of July. It’s not quite social Independence Day, but the expected announcement that social distancing measures that require two metres distance… Read more →

Coronavirus lockdown: Business group calls for phased easing

Image copyright PA Media Ministers should immediately set out plans for a “carefully phased” lifting of the UK’s coronavirus lockdown, a business group has said. “This is a time to be bold,” said the British Chambers of Commerce, adding high public spending should continue if needed to restart the economy. Boris Johnson has said he will outline plans relating to… Read more →